Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Dolphy "The Comedy King" passes away

Dolphy passes away last Tuesday night after being hospitalized for several days for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 83.

Zsa Zsa Padilla, the comedy king's common-law-wife, confirmed the news over ABS-CBN News, ending the confusion over the comedian's death in social media.

The death of the comedy king trended on Twitter on Tuesday night. Several celebrities expressed their condolences in the micro-blogging site.

There were, however, also some tweets saying that the news of Dolphy's death was not true.

Yahoo! Philippines had tweeted that according to Nene Riego, Dolphy's publicist, the comedy king was still alive.

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